Dowell Hoover Anders, 88

Dowell Hoover Anders, U.S. Army Lt. Col. (Ret.), 88, of Bethany Beach, Del., passed away suddenly Friday, Dec. 26, 2008.

Anders was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Mariestes Hanson Anders; and a son, Stephen H. Anders. He is survived by his children, Sarah J. Anders and Eric Nelson of Rockville, Md., and Joe D. Anders of Palm Bay, Fla.; a sister, Corinne A. Walker of Dunwoody, Ga.; two grandchildren, Faith and Marc Nelson; and other loving family and friends.

A Celebration of Life was scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2008; a reception was scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2009. A graveside service with full military honors will be held at Arlington National Cemetery on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2009, at 3 p.m. Everyone attending should at the administration building at 2:30 p.m. The public can sign and view the family guest book at